Building Maintenance Technician, Fairgrounds

  • County of Douglas
  • Castle Rock, CO, USA
  • Jul 08, 2017
Maintenance Technician

Job Description


This is semi-skilled work performing a variety of general grounds and building maintenance tasks.

Examples of Duties

The following examples are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive:

* Operates equipment including pickups, single axle and tandem axle trucks, rollers, water truck, loaders, backhoes, tractors, skid-loader, articulating broom lift, fork lift and other facility equipment.

* Provides customer service for Event Holders to include: set-up, monitor during events, technical support (AV equipment, PA, phones, data) and clean-up; observe and respond to Event Holder inquiries and event changes. Provide guidance to Event Holders on appropriate ideas for setup changes and limitations.

* Establish and maintain strong relationship with customers to ensure event specifications are understood, then communicated, and finally executed for a successful event/activity experience for customers and attendees.

* Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and replenishes supplies; maintains floor surfaces; cleans and maintains all interior building surfaces; collects and disposes of trash; transports recyclable materials to collection site; completes preventative maintenance on mechanical custodial equipment; secures facility after events.

* Completes daily, weekly and monthly inspections of Fairgrounds Facilities to verify they are clean and ready for next Event Holder.

* Perform light maintenance duties such as: replace light bulbs, remove snow and ice on sidewalks adjacent to County facilities; maintains County grounds by gathering trash, sweeping.

* Performs basic construction and repair work to building facilities and equipment using a variety of hand and power tools.

* Performs manual labor tasks, including, but not limited to: shoveling, raking, fence construction, and weed trimming.

* Performs general maintenance of building mechanical equipment including heating, ventilating, and air conditioning units. Assists with maintenance of water pumps under direct supervision of trained technician or facilities supervisor.

* Operates and performs preventative maintenance on equipment including pickups, articulation boom lift, fork lift, scissor lift and mechanical custodial equipment. Preforms daily inspection of equipment before and after use.

* Completes accurate work orders. Reports all parts used.

* Responsible for maintaining preventive and unscheduled maintenance logs.

* Receives and delivers office and facility supplies.

* Performs daily inspection on equipment and vehicles used. Performs miscellaneous minor maintenance work on vehicles and equipment.

* Ensures sidewalks adjacent to County facilities are kept free of snow and ice.

* May perform cleaning duties in County offices, halls, conference rooms, and rest rooms.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


* Generally a high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of building maintenance education or experience OR any equivalent combination.

* Technical training in HVAC is preferred.



Some knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Some knowledge of safety standards and practices. Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools.

Skills: (Language and math)

Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to accurately complete detailed work orders. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationship with County employees and the public.

Abilities: (Reasoning)

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.


Operates equipment including pickups, single axle and tandem axle trucks, rollers, water truck, loaders, backhoes, tractors, skid-loader, articulating boom lift, fork lift and other construction and maintenance equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A valid State of Colorado Driver's license is required.

Supplemental Information


This position does not directly supervise other employees, although may supervise temporary labor for projects.


Work involves performing basic building and grounds maintenance tasks. Consequence of error may result in unsafe or uncomfortable conditions in and around County buildings.


Ability to use past experience and knowledge to make appropriate decisions.


Work involves daily contact with other County employees and the public.


Physical Demands:

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and be able to perform strenuous physical labor up to 10 hours a day.

General Work Environment:

Work is performed both inside facilities and outdoors in all weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

AVAILABILITY/ACCESSIBILITY: This position requires the incumbent to remain available via mobile cellular device/email access during and after normally scheduled business hours.

In the event of an emergency/disaster in or near the County, all County employees are expected to make every effort to be available to assist the County Manager, Elected/Appointed Officials and Department Directors to ensure the continued operation of any and all necessary County functions. This may mean being available to perform additional duties and hours beyond what is normally required. In the event that an exempt employee does work more than 40 hours a week in support of County operations during an emergency, such employee may receive overtime or other appropriate wage compensation in accordance with existing County policies or at the discretion of the County.

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